The Rangers face-off against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at the RBC Center (7:00 p.m.), in their final matchup vs. a Southeast Division opponent during the 2008-09 regular season. The Blueshirts currently rank fourth in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 40-28-9, and seventh in the Eastern Conference with 89 points. The Rangers enter today's contest having defeated the Devils, 3-0, on Monday at Madison Square Garden, and have won nine of their last 14 games (9-4-1). With the win, the Blueshirts reached the 40-win mark for the fourth straight season. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will travel to Boston to face-off against the Bruins on Saturday, April 4 at TD Banknorth Garden (1:00 p.m.). The Hurricanes, 42-28-7, currently rank sixth in the Eastern Conference standings with 91 points, and have won their last six games. Download complete game notes >>
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Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York and on satellite radio at XM 206.Watch and Win!
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to learn how one lucky fan can use this clue to win a spot in the annual “Blueshirts Off Our Backs” ceremony at MSG. All Time – Rangers vs. Hurricanes
At MSG: 33-15-4-1
At Carolina: 18-29-3-02008-09 - Rangers vs. Hurricanes
Dec. 13 Rangers 3, Hurricanes 2 (SO) at MSG
Jan. 27 Rangers 3, Hurricanes 2 at MSG
March 9 Rangers 0, Hurricanes 3 at Carolina
April 2 Rangers vs. Hurricanes at CarolinaUpcoming Regular-Season Schedule
April 2 Rangers at Carolina, 7 p.m.
April 4 Rangers at Boston, 1 p.m.
April 7 Rangers vs. Montreal, 7 p.m.
April 9 Rangers vs. Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
April 12 Rangers at Philadelphia, 5 p.m.Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 2-2-1
Last 10 NYR games: 6-3-1Injuries
* Michal Rozsival has missed four games with a lower body injury suffered on Sunday vs. Ottawa.
* The Rangers have lost 29 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.